Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Umbraculida > Superfamily Umbraculoidea > Family Umbraculidae > Genus Umbraculum

Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

UmbraculumSchumacher, 1817accepted genus name
Umbrella Lamarck, 1819 synonym

Species group names

Patella umbraculum Lightfoot, 1786 basionym
Parmophorus patelloide Cantraine, 1835 synonym
Patella umbraculum Lightfoot, 1786 synonym
Patella umbrellata Delle Chiaje, 1830 synonym
Umbrella lamarckiana Récluz, 1843 synonym
Umbrella mediterranea Lamarck, 1819 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: umbrella pleurobranch


basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Spencer, H.G.; Marshall, B.A.; Maxwell, P.A.; Grant-Mackie, J.A.; Stilwell, J.D.; Willan, R.C.; Campbell, H.J.; Crampton, J.S.; Henderson, R.A.; Bradshaw, M.A.; Waterhouse, J.B.; Pojeta, J. Jr (2009). Phylum Mollusca: chitons, clams, tusk shells, snails, squids, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 161-254.

additional source

Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. García. 2009. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Wägele H., Vonnemann V. & Rudman W.B. (2006) Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786) (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia, Tylodinoidea) and the synonymy of U. mediterraneum (Lamarck, 1812). Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 69: 69-82.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications)
GenBank (4 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


Caballer, M.; Rosenberg, G.; Gofas, S. (2014). Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141879




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marine, not fresh, not terrestrial


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